Allagash White | Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash WhiteAllagash White
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States
allagash.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer. Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,325
Reviews:
1,388
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
11.62%
 
 
Wants:
491
Gots:
1,421
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,325 |  Reviews: 1,388
Photo of rangerred
4.53/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Houser
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of donspublic
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from tap into shaker, 1 finger head, recedes to a pool rather quickly, but epic lacing. Pal hazy yellow in the glass. Smells of citrus, clove and Belgian esters. Taste is clove and coriander on the front with a light malt sweetness, some citrus in the middle and a spicy, pepper finish. Wish I had access to this in Texas, outstanding wit

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Photo of firkingroovin
2.61/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Vetbidder
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wonderful hazy looking brew with a slight white head from tap at Chickie's and Pete's. Bready and yet somewhat spicy scent. Lemon and malt and some spice yum! Wonderful creamy and decently carbonated. Just good !

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Photo of 0panther0
3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - pale, cloudy yellow... good foamy head that slowly disapates
S - weak aroma of bread
T - light citrus, coriander, clove... well balanced... slight sweetness with dryer finish
M - light carbonation, good body
O - light, flavorful, refreshing... excellent witbier

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Photo of ethanwalshe
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
4.7/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 2Roads
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Brandon3441
3.46/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WhackoMillah93
4.37/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VoxRationis
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Decanted from a tap at Tanner Smith's at 204 W 55th St. in NYC into a conical pint glass.
A: Hazy straw color; quarter inch head that dissipates quickly, but demonstrative of very persistent Belgian lacing.
S: Lightly roasted malt with citrus and spice notes clearly evident.
T: Light malt blending with lemon and coriander/clove flavors.
M: Light and crisp; moderately persistent effervescence.
O: An exceptionally drinkable Wit. After this, will try other varieties from Allagash.

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Photo of sposter4
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BearBrewing
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.84/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance had a hazy straw yellow color with a small fizzy head that doesn’t last long, lacing speckles the sides of the glass. The smell had some light citrus, clove and coriander. The taste had some spiciness through the previously mentioned flavors with some added malty wheat, lemon and yeastiness. The palate was about a light to medium, fairly drinkable leaving a peppery aftertaste and finish. Overall, not a bad beer, but definitely one of the better Allagash beers I’ve had.

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Photo of dflo32
4.61/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rliu917
4.42/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TooGood
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirtyhands
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chriswjr
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HardyA
4.32/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BJB13
3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a pilsner glass.

I enjoyed watching the cloud of suspended yeast slowly work its way down through the the pale golden body like an evil spirit corrupting the light of day. I started with over one finger of whitIsh foam on top that slowly receded to a light crown. Lacing is slick and minimal. The nose is only moderate but interesting and consists of yeast and spice with a hint banana. The first flavor was light honey, after a few sipswich it moved towards the spices, coriander and nutmeg. Crisp with a clean finish at first, a spicy aftertaste built as I drank. There is also a small amount of astringency. The body is light to medium with moderate carbonation that gives it a smooth feel.

A solid Witbier, though maybe a bit spicy for my palate.

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Photo of Strohm
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spoild
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Allagash White from Allagash Brewing Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 5,325 ratings.
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